British Fantasy Awards 2010

From The British Fantasy Society: Here are the winners of the British Fantasy Awards 2010, as announced at the British Fantasy Awards ceremony at FantasyCon 2010. Best Novel: the August Derleth Fantasy Award ONE, Conrad Williams (Virgin Horror) Best Novella THE LANGUAGE OF DYING, Sarah Pinborough (PS Publishing) Best Short Fiction WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU... Continue Reading →

InterNova: International Science Fiction e-zine

InterNova, edited by Michael Iwoleit, recently re-launched itself as an e-zine. Here's its latest table of contents: Gerson Lodi-Ribeiro (Brazil): Peak Time Eduardo J. Carletti (Argentina): God’s Gut Arthur Goldstuck (South Africa): The Fabulous Yesterdays Aleksandar Ziljak (Croatia): What Colour Is the Wind? Eric Brown (England): Thursday’s Child Sven Klöpping (Germany): Let’s Talk About Death,... Continue Reading →

The Apex Book of World SF Vol. II Table of Contents

Lavie's away so in the meantime, here's the table of contents to the anthology he's editing: The Apex Book of World SF Vol. II. Rochita Loenen-Ruiz (Philippines)–Alternate Girl’s Expatriate Life Ivor W. Hartmann (Zimbabwe)–Mr. Goop Daliso Chaponda (Malawi)–Trees of Bone Daniel Salvo (Peru)–The First Peruvian in Space Gustavo Bondoni (Argentina)–Eyes in the Vastness of Forever... Continue Reading →

Apex Magazine to host special Arab/Muslim Issue in November

Catherynne Valente, editor of Apex Magazine, has announced the November issue will be a special showcase issue: I was thinking the other day about the whole horrifying Elizabeth Moon situation. I don't like to just watch bad things happen and make outraged noises and then go back to reading the intertubes like nothing happened. I always... Continue Reading →

Short Story Highlight: “Logovore” by Joseph Nacino, at Fantasy Magazine

The latest story at Fantasy Magazine is Logovore, by Filipino writer Joseph F. Nacino: He lives on words. Literally, he eats them for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Sometimes he has them for snacks too. For example, the word “effervescent’” is a tasty morsel, a bit on the spicy side with a light tinge of sweetness.... Continue Reading →

Announcing new English-French web magazine, Onirismes

We're glad to announce the formation of a new French-English magazine, Onirismes, a "bilingual webzine dedicated to publishing short fiction and poetry that belong in the fields of speculative and fantastic literature (Fantasy, Science fiction, and all kinds of interstitial experiments)." Based in France, Onirismes is currently looking for submissions. Stories will be published in... Continue Reading →

A Report on Brazil’s 4th Fantasycon

Over at the Apex blog, Christopher Kastensmidt reports on the 4th annual Fantasycon in São Paulo, Brazil: This last weekend (the last weekend in August) I participated in Fantasticon 2010: IV Symposium of Fantastic Literature in São Paulo.  This impressive event, dedicated exclusively to speculative fiction literature, gathered together most of Brazil’s top SF editors and... Continue Reading →

Introducing Israel’s Icon TLV: A Science Fiction and Fantasy Festival

Festival director Uri Aviv speaks to Midnight East about Icon TLV, a "multi-disciplinary cultural event with films, guest speakers, workshops, gaming, discussions and more", a  week-long festival that opens on September 25, 2010 at the Tel Aviv Cinematheque. The theme of this year’s festival is “Heroes and Monsters” and the content encompasses a variety of... Continue Reading →

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